Vol 10 | 26-12-2022

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Merry Christmas (in arrears),

I hope you had a great weekend and are currently enjoying a slow Monday.

In other news, the new year is only a few days away. I know we all roll our eyes at new year’s resolutions but one thing I definitely want to get better at is tracking my expenses. I can’t wait to share any tips and learnings as I go along.

This is the last edition of the Money by Zikoko newsletter and I really appreciate your opening, reading, and sharing.

This week we have handpicked some really great Naira Life stories from this year that we think you really need to read. I enjoyed them and I hope you do too.

In this letter:

  • #NairaLife: Most-Read stories of 2022
  • #LoveCurrency: Dating in Abuja on a ₦700k Influencer Monthly Income
  • Money Meanings: “Tax”

#NairaLife: You Should Read These Stories

Last week we showed you all the stories you loved from the year. Now we are bringing you the ones you will love – you just don’t know it yet.

Our compilation takes into account the types of stories and what you should expect from them. We try our best to explain why the stories made our list.

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#LoveCurrency: Dating in Abuja on a ₦700k Influencer Monthly Income

After COVID, Julia* quit her insurance job to focus on being a food blogger. In this article, she tells us how her boyfriend influenced her decision, going from earning ₦30k to ₦700k monthly and her plan to be financially independent.

When asked about their plans as a couple, she says: “I don’t know as a couple — I feel like anybody can still serve you breakfast, so I’m trying to focus on my own plans.

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meantime, keep reading Zikoko’s articles and be sure to share the love.

Till next week…

Yours cashly,


Mr Money With The Vibe (Sometimes)

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